Perrys car showroom to abandon Blackpool Road for new Bluebell Way site

The Vauxhall showroom proposed on the new Perrys site A major Preston car dealership is planning to relocate to the edge of the city from its Blackpool Road premises. Perrys car showroom in Ribbleton would close and re-open at […]

6 months ago
Plungington Tavern to be converted into student flats

Plungington Tavern Another Preston pub is set to be turned into flats. The Plungington Tavern on the corner of Plungington Road and Ripon Street is due to be converted by Homeplan4u. It […]

6 months ago
In Pictures: Easter Egg Rolling on Avenham Park

1PJM5519 Thousands turned out for the annual Easter Egg rolling event on Preston’s Avenham and Miller Parks this Bank Holiday,  carrying on a tradition that has endured for over a hundred […]

6 months ago
In pictures: Lancashire Market returns for Easter Saturday

16832215257_30660d6f03_z Thousands of people headed down Friargate on Saturday to sample the best Lancashire produce. The Lancashire Market returned for an Easter special with stalls lining one of the main roads […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Guild Merchant: Which new city centre businesses deserve the funding?

Life's Little Larks is one of the businesses in the running Eleven start-up businesses in Preston city centre are battling for votes in a bid to win £23,000. The Guild Merchant competition sees five Prestonians get their chance to win funding […]

6 months ago
Harris Museum and Art Gallery receives funding boost from two arts trusts

Changes are due to take place in how the Harris operates Pic: Tony Worrall Arts funding for Preston’s flagship museum and art gallery has been given a £25,000 boost. The Harris Museum and Art Gallery has been awarded two grants to help with the […]

6 months ago
Man taken to hospital after crash on Sir Tom Finney Way

Members of the Fire Bridge Union are striking over pensions A man was taken to hospital after a crash in Preston on Easter Sunday morning. Crews from Preston fire station were called to the junction of Blackpool Road and Sir […]

6 months ago
The Range home store open at Queen Street Retail Park

The Range at Queen Street Retail Park Pic: Tony Worrall A new Preston home store has opened creating nearly 100 new jobs. The Range, a chain of stores which now has around 100 shops nationwide, has taken what was the […]

6 months ago
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